Planning Account Manager

Job Title: Planning Account Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-01-03
Reference: AE/041
Contact Name: Alex Endacott
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 04, 2019 17:01

Job Description

This position sits between the planning and the Strategy side of the team, and is a rare opportunity for someone who is keen to develop their knowledge within a strategic role and gain some brilliant experience on a key agency account!
  • As Account Manager, you would be tasked with taking the initial brief from the client and marrying audience insight to their strategic ambitions.
  • You'll be managing the creation, direction and on-going development of your client’s media strategy, injecting innovation into all media solutions.
  • Working closely with your planning counterparts and your counterparts in the investment teams, you'll ensure ultimate quality control of all plan execution with the support of a Planner to build out the strategic recommendation for briefs, ranging from five to eight figure budgets

  • Externally facing, you will represent their culture and our Open Source, Outcome First proposition at all times whether dealing with clients, suppliers or partner agencies.

Ideal Experience
  • A good university degree
  • Knowledge of all media and strong communications planning skills, ideally with some prior strategy experience gained at another media agency.
  • Experience working on a large retail or FMCG account.
  • A deep interest in strategy and a desire to specialise in this area
  • Exceptional account management skills.
  • The aptitude to develop teamwork and the mentorship of juniors on your team.
  • A strong collaborator who is skilled at communicating with various internal and external stakeholders.
  • Strong eye for detail
  • Highly articulate with excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • A passion for fast-paced, creative accounts with changing briefs.


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